Just in Time For the Holidays – V.Reader, the Interactive E-Reading System

by Dawn


What parent doesn’t love the joy of sharing a book with his child? As a mom of three, I know that the time spent choosing, reading and talking about books with my preschooler, kindergartner and sixth grader is always valuable. I love that they each have interest in books that they indulge on their own, too.

My younger children and I have recently had the opportunity to “test drive” an electronic reading system together, which is a completely new experience for them. VTech, a company that is well known for its electronic learning toys, now makes the V.Reader, an interactive e-reading system. I’m happy to share with you our impressions, as well as to offer you a giveaway opportunity just in time for the holidays!

 

The Logistics

The V.Reader is recommended for 3-7 year old children, and it features a 3.5″ color touch screen. A small stylus is provided that fits snugly into the bottom of the V.Reader, or children can simply use their fingertips to navigate on screen. A full QWERTY keypad sits below the touchscreen, along with different colored buttons for interacting with the games and stories. One story is included in the game system, and additional story cartridges are available for purchase to use with the system. Also, children can opt to use the internal art studio or coloring book features to create or alter images.

Downloadable Content

Using the VTech Learning Lodge Navigator, a program to download onto a computer, parents can connect the V.Reader to a computer and download more than 45 different titles for their children to read and interact with, as well as keep track of their child’s progress using the system. Many of the available titles feature characters most likely already familiar to kids, including Toot and Puddle and the entire Sesame Street gang. I’m personally quite pleased to see nonfiction options available from National Geographic, featuring informative texts that will engage young children.

Usability and Educational Benefits

My children are not terribly tech-savvy, for their use of electronic games is quite limited. Yet, even with little previous experience to draw upon, my five year old daughter was immediately comfortable navigating the V.Reader system. The interactive nature of the system includes narration, audio prompts and graphics that all assist pre-reading children in using the product. I’m sure that she has no idea that her growing sense of the written word and understanding of sound-letter relationships are all benefiting from interacting with an electronic storybook! As a preschool teacher, I know the importance of reading in a young child’s life, and I always advocate for getting as many books into children’s hands as possible. As a supplemental reading experience, I see the value of the V.Reader system for providing children with a unique way of interacting with fun text and familiar characters.

Our Experience

My kids and I have a daily bus commute that can get pretty darn boring, and I’ve been thankful for the V.Reader’s ability to keep them engaged during this time. I like the size of the product, which is just right for their little hands, and the volume control is also a helpful feature when using this in public. We haven’t gone the headphones route, but that’s another good option to have, too. The system comes with credit toward downloading three free books, though it should be noted that you need to purchase an SD card separately to be able to take advantage of this offer. The cartridges that are available for purchase in stores are typically around $20 each, making them perhaps good gift options for when the grandparents ask about holiday gifts!

VTech is a company committed to advocating for the importance of reading in young children’s lives, and as such, they have partnered with First Book to donate 4,000 new books to reading programs across the country. That is an initiative that matters, in my opinion! For more information on VTech, feel free to check them out on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Giveaway Time!

VTech would like to give one of our readers the opportunity to win a V.Reader interactive e-reading system. To enter to win, leave a comment here telling us what you love about your own child’s reading experiences!

This giveaway is a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom Christmas Giveaway 2011. Please follow the link for more information, as well as for a complete list of all giveaways as they post throughout the month of November. Entries for all giveaways will close Saturday, December 3rd at 7pm CST. Winners will be drawn randomly and we will announce the winners Monday, December 5th. We will email winners at the address accompanying the winning comments.

Disclosure: I was provided with a VTech V.Reader system to use with my children in order to write a review of our experience. All opinions expressed here are my own.

Written by contributor Dawn, who lives a life immersed in books. When she’s not reading to her preschool class or her own children, she’s posting reviews on 5 Minutes for Books or blogging away at my thoughts exactly.


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When she's not reviewing books, 5 Minutes for Books contributor Dawn (and her online alter ego, morninglight mama) can be found blogging at my thoughts exactly and contributing to The DC Moms.

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1 DeDe Smith November 1, 2011 at 6:16 am

I love how much my 6-year-old daughter loves to read. She is like me and loves to delve into other worlds and adventures. It’s so fun to see her eyes light up when she talks about the things she is reading. I hope its always like this for her!

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2 Susan S. November 1, 2011 at 6:34 am

My first grader now brings books home from school that he is supposed to read to us. He’s doing wonderfully, and I love seeing these new worlds open up for him. I also love how much both my kids seem to like visiting the library!

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3 June November 1, 2011 at 6:38 am

Reading has always been a great learning tool in our family ever since I was a little girl. Many years ago I had to have a tutor one summer to help get me up to par with my reading. This give away is great for helping children who are just starting out.

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4 Erin B November 1, 2011 at 7:24 am

I love when my son sits in my lap & wants to cuddle & read. He likes to do some of his own “reading” too. Always fun to hear his version!

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5 Mom24 November 1, 2011 at 7:44 am

My daughter would love this! My favorite thing about my children’s reading experience is that they love to read! That will serve them so well in their lives.

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6 Jennifer November 1, 2011 at 9:11 am

I love how my oldest 2 surprised me when they learned to read at age 2! Now that my 3rd is almost 2 I’m excited to see how he’ll do!

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7 Cindy Ray November 1, 2011 at 9:13 am

I love when my son wants to snuggle up on the couch or sit at the table and wants me to read to him or he attempts to read. He actually started to read just a little last week. It was amazing!

green_eyed_princesss at msn dot com

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8 Emily E November 1, 2011 at 9:18 am

I love my daughter’s passion for books. She’s only 3 so she can’t “read” yet, but she is always surrounded by a pile of books. She would sleep with a half dozen books under her pillow until we made her start putting them in a basket beside her bed. :)

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9 Christa C November 1, 2011 at 9:30 am

My neice is so excited about learning to read! Every day she tells me about the new letter she learned in Kindergarten. She says, “I can read the letter M!” I’m excited to see her grow and learn many new things!

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10 Brenda Smith November 1, 2011 at 10:01 am

I love the way my kids love books and reading. The joke is we collect books.

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11 Pam r. November 1, 2011 at 10:44 am

I love that we can sit down quietly with each child and read a book together; it’s like an adventure every time!

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12 Courtney November 1, 2011 at 11:02 am

I love rediscovering my own childhood favorites with my son.

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13 TerritoryMom November 1, 2011 at 11:09 am

We homeschool and learning to read is first on our daily schedule. My daughter is getting it, but my son is a visual learner. This would be perfect for us. I love it when they “get it”.

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14 Christine Jensen November 1, 2011 at 11:26 am

I love to share my old favorite books with my children. I also love that they have many new and fun books that I can enjoy with them!

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15 tennille November 1, 2011 at 11:41 am

My almost 3 year old now likes to ‘read’ to me. It is so cute!

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16 Judy S November 1, 2011 at 11:42 am

I love seeing mychildren look at all the pictures and trying to sound the words out. What a bonding experience.

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17 Sarah Burger November 1, 2011 at 12:51 pm

My son is almost 3 so he does not read himself yet, but he loves to have books read to him. Every night it’s a struggle to get him to go to bed because he always wants one more. I know he will love to read when he gets to the point of being able to read himself.

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18 Shakara November 1, 2011 at 1:02 pm

I love how my baby girl picks up a book for me to read to her just as much or even more than she plays with her toys! It’s amazing how she tries to sound out the words or learn new sign language on a daily basis.

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19 Jennifer C. November 1, 2011 at 2:37 pm

My 3 year old loves being read to and also loves to “read” books to me. Although he can’t really read the words he loves to make up a story based off the pictures and tell it to me.

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20 Jingle November 1, 2011 at 2:53 pm

I don’t have a child of my own, but I have taught children to read and it is the single most wonderful thing to watch! I love seeing them evolve from not knowing the single sounds to fluently reading and comprehending every word!

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21 LT November 1, 2011 at 2:58 pm

I love watching my 5 year old son learning his letters and picking them out in the books while he is reading! He also loves being read too!

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22 Stacie November 1, 2011 at 3:46 pm

I love that my 5 year old is actually learning to read!

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23 Courtney November 1, 2011 at 3:56 pm

We are just entering this reading process – but I love the interest he has for learning to read right now. I know the love of reading may not always be there – so its so fun that he’s loving it currently!

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24 beth November 1, 2011 at 4:30 pm

My daughter loves to read. We are reading Ramona Quimby, age 8, together right now!

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25 Linda Stewart November 1, 2011 at 4:40 pm

Lil Man is just starting to learn the concept of phonetics and what it’s all about. I have enjoyed listening to him sound out words and be able to identity the different letters in each word. He is starting to spell three letter words and it’s amazing how quick he catches on!

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26 faith love hope and grace November 1, 2011 at 6:38 pm

I love listening to my 5 year old sound out words and saying her sight words.

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27 Karlie November 1, 2011 at 6:58 pm

I love watching my three-year old pretending to read as he sounds or spells out words, but most of all I love how he will ask me to read to him any time of the day.

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28 Kat November 1, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I love hearing the excitement in his little voice when he realizes that the letters go together and make a word.

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29 LaVonne November 1, 2011 at 7:58 pm

My 3 year old is trying so hard to read and spell words now, I love watching her learn. It is so great. She’d love this v-reader.

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30 Liz V. November 1, 2011 at 7:59 pm

It’s my niece for whom I’d like this. One time when we spoke recently, she and her three year old were sharing Beatrix Potter.

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31 Carolyn November 1, 2011 at 8:34 pm

Oh my kids would love this! Especially for our crazy long car rides!

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32 Jennifer Marie November 1, 2011 at 8:43 pm

I love watching my boys when they are listening to stories. They try and read, but it is just memorization. (It is a start, right?)

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33 Amber November 1, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Looks like fun! Thanks for a chance to win!

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34 Mary November 1, 2011 at 9:05 pm

My daughter learned to read at an early age and I loved that she has become a voracious reader…books are very important in our house.

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35 Amanda Ro. November 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm

My little niece used to not be into books very much. But, the more time she spent with me, the more she started looking forward to reading books, and eventually she started to just bring them up and ask to be read to. This would be perfect for her!

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36 taylor marves November 1, 2011 at 9:40 pm

i love that my son is just interested in reading because i know some kids arent!
taylormarves at gmaild ot com

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37 Jeremy November 1, 2011 at 10:31 pm

My niece and nephew are not quite old enough to read, but it is so much fun to see them identify letters and then keep saying them over and over~

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38 melanie November 2, 2011 at 12:31 am

My daughter loves reading to her siblings, that makes me feel so happy in side. My toddler loves hearing her read, “Go dog go”

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39 Terra Heck November 2, 2011 at 5:55 am

I love that my kids enjoy reading and being immersed in the world of books, just as I did when I was a kid. Thanks.

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40 Mystica November 2, 2011 at 6:17 am

Of my three children only two children have started reading and so late in life (one is 28 and the other is 21) I am glad that its better late than never…

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41 LaTersa Blakely November 2, 2011 at 7:37 am

I love reading with both of my kids. I love to see them rip into the pages really reading by the pictures. my son is kindergarten and my daughter is three. We would really love to win the vreader.

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42 Happymomc November 2, 2011 at 10:08 am

I love that we can read together and travel into the world of imagination! It’s so fun!

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43 Angie November 2, 2011 at 10:41 am

It is so important to instill a love of reading when children are young. I would love to be able to present this to my 5 year old for Christmas this year. It would make her whole year! :)

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44 Leslie Johnson November 2, 2011 at 11:03 am

I love that the highlight of my daughter’s week is going to the library. After picking out several books, she devours them within a day or two.

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45 Claire November 2, 2011 at 12:41 pm

I love that my children love books and can’t wait until they can read books on their own. I am constantly looking for things to help teach my daughter to read and explore books.

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46 Holly Cornish November 2, 2011 at 1:56 pm

I love how easily he has been able to learn. Wihtout much help from me.

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47 Mary Williams November 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm

I love that my son is starting to memorize books and picture read. We have an Elmo book that he loves to take turns reading and he is starting to remember the words!

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48 kathleen November 2, 2011 at 2:20 pm

My almost four year old is now at the point where he can identify all the letters on the page. It’s really fun to watch him take pride in how much he has learned

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49 Erin November 2, 2011 at 2:34 pm

My daughter is 4. I love it when she sounds out a word and gets it right, even when it’s not familiar. Like last night, she read a list I had made and said “David!” And she was right! She was so proud of her achievement. Great to see!

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50 Brigitte November 2, 2011 at 3:57 pm

My second grader is reading on a fifth grade level and I attribute it all to reading at an early age. We always have at least 20 books checked out from he library at a time. Now my 4 year old is showing the passion for this wonderful world of imagination as well. She would love this tool neat
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51 Beth C November 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm

I love how my little granddaughter comes home from school and is so proud about new words she has learned.

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52 Vilmarys November 2, 2011 at 5:17 pm

I have books all over my apartment. I love how my daughter will pick up a book and say “I want to read.” She’ll pick 5 books for me to read to her at night and if I don’t say enough, she would keep bringing me books to read to her. Books are so important and I’m happy that my love for reading was passed on and that we can share it together! Thanks for the giveaway!

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53 Angela Maa s November 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm

I love that when they finally “got it” they just took off and kept reading everything in sight. It’s been fun.

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54 Lachelle B November 2, 2011 at 6:11 pm

My 4 year old is just starting to figure out how to put letters together and read simple words and I love seeing her get so excited about it!

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55 Dena November 2, 2011 at 6:17 pm

I love seeing my 4 year old loving books. She puts so many books in her backpack that she can barely carry it.

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56 Dee November 2, 2011 at 6:19 pm

There’s nothing greater than reading with my grandchildren!

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57 Idaho Jill November 2, 2011 at 7:23 pm

My daughter is 4.5 and is already reading in preschool – she is sounding out words and everything. We are so proud of her, and since we are both avid readers, we will continue to instill this love of reading in her!

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58 Sarah November 2, 2011 at 8:02 pm

I’d love to win this for my 4yr old daughter.

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59 Niecey Docherty November 2, 2011 at 10:02 pm

I’m a homeschooling mom and have been amazed at how intuitive reading has been to my now 7 year old, who pretty much taught herself to read, whereas her sister has needed lots more one on one instruction.
nieceyd(at)gmail(dot)com

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60 nan November 2, 2011 at 10:07 pm

i love that he finds things in the pictures cause he’s so engrossed that even i have missed
nannypanpan at gmail.com

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61 kim November 2, 2011 at 10:42 pm

With a first grader and a there is no doubt this is on both thier lists! What a great way to continue our love of reading. We want this one!

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62 Carla November 2, 2011 at 11:16 pm

I love how my daughter loves to read! I love how “Will you read this to me?” is code for “Let’s snuggle and read a story together!”

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63 Michelle T. November 3, 2011 at 12:04 am

All of my kids love to read! They’ve had a love for books since they were little. They’re all older now, but I would love to win this for my 3 year old nephew — he loves books too!

Thank you!

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64 Julia November 3, 2011 at 12:33 am

Reading is an everyday activity at our place. Love sitting down with my gang and cuddling over a great book (or e-book!)

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65 Melissa P. November 3, 2011 at 6:10 am

I love that my sons school requires him to read and that he actually enjoys it. He loves books full of humor and facts.

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66 Candace W. November 3, 2011 at 7:44 am

I would love for my new little kindergartener to win this prize. She loves school and she is getting into reading. She does have some problems with sounding out words and I think this would help her a lot. This would aide her in becoming a better reader by starting at the great age of 5. Thank you and I hope she wins.

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67 Sarah - PS Mom Reviews November 3, 2011 at 9:28 am

My son is in Kindergarten and just learning to read. But each week I see an improvement. Not only is he learning the words they do every week, but he’s picking up other words quickly too. It’s amazing to watch!

psmomreviews@gmail.com

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68 turkeymama November 3, 2011 at 9:45 am

My son just loves to read! It drives me nuts sometimes, but I love that he loves books, so I deal. Winning this would be awesome for us!

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69 Jamie November 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm

I know just the little guy I would give this to for Christmas :) Thanks for the great giveaway!

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70 Jenny P. November 3, 2011 at 3:51 pm

My 5 year old son is just at the beginning stages…learning alphabet and sounds, and I know this would be a big hit with him.

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71 Kim November 3, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Wow! Would love that for my daughter. Too nervous to give her my e-reader, but this would be perfect

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72 riTa November 3, 2011 at 9:10 pm

As a mother of three and grandmother of five, I am at a loss s to where to begin to share the delights of reading.
I read the Narnia Chronicles as i was nursing my oldest. He later read them at least ten times and can quote segments from memory. (Was it passed on in the milk?)
Our daughter could read so fast that her teachers could not believe she had finished. She constantly got in trouble for ‘not reading’. She has consumed more books than most.
A favorite activity is to read to the grandchildren, as long as they are willing. Those days pass all too quickly.

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73 Janna November 4, 2011 at 2:00 am

I would love to win this for my step-son. He is behind on reading and I’ve been working really hard to get him up to pace with his class and get him interested in reading since he plays video games for hours a day at his other home. We don’t allow them here and I would love to give him something that is kind of a compromise.

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74 vickie couturier November 4, 2011 at 8:58 am

I love watching his face as the sounds come together to make a word that he discovered all by himself
vlbelk(at)Hotmail.com

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75 Angela H November 4, 2011 at 9:56 am

I love seeing the joy in reading grow as they follow along to books read aloud

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76 Amy Brewer November 4, 2011 at 2:46 pm

I love to watch my 5 year old son trying to read. He knows a couple words but that is all. We sat down and when he sees one of the words he knows he says that word really loud…

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77 Lisa November 4, 2011 at 10:40 pm

My favorite thing is listening to them try to pronounce the words.

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78 Linda Kish November 4, 2011 at 11:36 pm

I want to win this for my DIL’s niece who is just beginning to learn to read.

lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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79 Liz Robinson November 5, 2011 at 7:40 am

I would love to win this because it would make reading more fun at a young age.

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80 McKim November 5, 2011 at 7:41 am

I love reading to my little grandson. He doesn’t pay attention for a long period of time yet, but it gives me extra snuggle time and he likes pointing at things on the pages.

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81 Sarah November 5, 2011 at 9:36 am

Dustyn loves reading books everynight and carsyn loves to turn the pages.

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82 Beth November 5, 2011 at 3:01 pm

I would love this for my 3 year old. My older two daughters and I are all avid readers (my husband, not so much) and I am encouraging my youngest to love books too.

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83 Danyell Pasillas November 5, 2011 at 3:15 pm

My son and daughter have difficulties reading. And the teachers have suggested this to be a great Christmas gift. They say the tech really helps!!!! :-)

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84 Jana November 5, 2011 at 5:19 pm

We are big readers!

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85 Belinda McNabb November 5, 2011 at 5:36 pm

I love that my son wants to read everything he can get his hand on. It opens up a new world to him

bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

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86 Kristen M. November 5, 2011 at 7:04 pm

Reading is “huge” in our house. I love the light bulb moments and experiencing my kid’s excitement at reaching new milestones. I’ll never forget when my two oldest read their first books out loud. I’m looking forward to when my youngest reaches the same milestone.

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87 Sadie November 5, 2011 at 9:39 pm

I love when kids start to recognize words and have the “I can read” feeling.

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88 Gardentina November 5, 2011 at 11:18 pm

Nothing better than having someone else read the street signs for me!

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89 Julia November 5, 2011 at 11:57 pm

My kids love reading, in fact my son decided to teach himself to read and onle night when he was just 4 decided to show me how well he was doing by reading me a whole (hard) Dr. Suess book. I was floored.

Button is here http://www.winitcanada.info/2011/11/giveaways-with-5-minutesformom.html

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90 Joanne November 6, 2011 at 12:04 am

I think this would be wonderful to help young readers tremendously. My grandson has special needs and is not reading yet, but I’m pretty sure he is quite capable, but he is non verbal. I do think he could maneuver this one.

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91 Natalia November 6, 2011 at 12:22 am

My son amazed me every day with new words he could read which he brings from Kindergarten.

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92 John November 6, 2011 at 12:24 am

New words my son starts to read are like music to my soul!

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93 GinaPeters November 6, 2011 at 7:53 am

Thanks to V Tech reading system, my kids love reading even more. When my daughter was in Kindergarten, the teacher assessed her reading skill as in the advance first grade level.

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94 Farrah November 6, 2011 at 11:01 am

I love how excited she gets when she gets a book for us to read or when she’s heard the latest story from school.

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95 clarissa November 6, 2011 at 12:02 pm

it was so rewarding to teach my children to read…watching them catch on and learn (I homeschool so I am solely responsible for their progress)

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96 Michelle B November 6, 2011 at 12:53 pm

I love how my 2 year old is starting to remember words from the books we are reading together

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97 Sara November 6, 2011 at 2:29 pm

I love the sheer joy of discovery when they can read their first words and it all clicks.

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98 Noreen November 6, 2011 at 4:15 pm

How excited they are

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99 Aura November 6, 2011 at 4:35 pm

My kids all love reading I love how they all calm down and sit while listening and learning

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100 Angie November 6, 2011 at 11:03 pm

Watching them grow in their reading ability, and the pride inside of both of us, was an amazing experience!

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101 Erica Best November 7, 2011 at 12:06 am

my nephew is learning to read soon and this would be great for that

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102 Bradley Johnson November 7, 2011 at 8:14 am

I have a 3 year old who is turning 4 soon. He would enjoy this so much.

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103 theresa lattieri November 7, 2011 at 10:12 am

my kids would really love to have this i have recently lost my job to a cut back and i have very little money to spend on christmas… and this would be great gift for them

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104 Rhonda November 8, 2011 at 12:22 am

My favorite part of my children’s reading experience is watching them really get into a book. Whether it is a book they are reading themselves or listening to me read, I just love to watch their faces light up at a story they enjoy. This VReader looks like a perfect addition for any family!

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105 Annette W November 8, 2011 at 1:29 pm

My just turned 5 yo is reading on her own…but I love that she still prefers me to read to her!

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106 Milcah November 8, 2011 at 1:52 pm

I like when I see my child not being so frustrated when trying. I know that once she really gets it it’s just going to be a huge relief to us all.

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107 callista lofton November 8, 2011 at 5:21 pm

I love that my 2.5 year old loves to read for hours on end

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108 Dawn Hecke November 8, 2011 at 11:24 pm

This would be great to win because it can get frustrating at times trying to teach a child to read.This would help out alot!

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109 Staci A November 9, 2011 at 11:13 am

My son really enjoys reading. I’ve loved reading with him over the past few years and helping him find new books to share!

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110 Nicole Vosburgh November 9, 2011 at 7:13 pm

My son is a little too young to begin reading, but he will be soon! This would be perfect to help him begin his reading journey!

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111 chasity cohran November 9, 2011 at 10:31 pm

my daughter has just started kindergarten and is learning to read. This gift would really help her alot. She is loving learning new words and i’d like her to continue to keep up the great work with her great imagination. THANKS SO MUCH.

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112 Melissa November 9, 2011 at 11:02 pm

I love it when everything starts to click and they “get it”! Such a wonderful feeling for them and me.

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113 Tricia November 10, 2011 at 3:11 am

My son just turned 6 and he’s in kindergarten. TODAY HE read me a book he’s never seen before. a DR. SEuss book. He read it sounding out words and simply amazed me. I was SOOOO VERY Proud of him. SO Proud. I love that he loves reading!!!

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114 Jennifer Folker November 10, 2011 at 12:25 pm

My son taught himself to read when he was 4. I read to him every night, and he memorized a lot of words, and figured out the rest on his own.

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115 brooke fouts November 10, 2011 at 12:38 pm

My son is 3 1/2 and is now in preschool, he doesnt quiet enjoy sitting and LISTENING during reading time, so I have been trying to find new ways for it to be more enjoyable! I think this would be a great option to help him learn not only to read but to make him listen at the same time!

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116 Tami M November 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

We have a relatively new reader in our house, and as a bookworm myself … it’s thrilling to see her blossoming with this new skill! What an amazing world it opens up for them.

Never tried an electronic reader, but we make looooong roadtrips to Nanna & Grandpas, so would love to try it!

Thanks!

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117 Tracey November 10, 2011 at 4:02 pm

My four year old son is just starting to read small words and is very excited about it! This would be awesome!

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118 Melissa N. November 10, 2011 at 4:18 pm

my niece and nephew are teaching each other to love readin -ones in kindergarden, and the other in preschool – so this would be amazing to have for them to curl up and read with each other.

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119 Jeannette rodriguez November 11, 2011 at 12:47 pm

My 3 year old is passionate with books and enjoys telling his own version of the books, the v reader rojo help him get a head start on his reading. He enjoys playing with it at the stores and is excited to know these are new books!

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120 Courtney November 11, 2011 at 2:02 pm

My son would absolutely LOVE this.

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121 Missy November 11, 2011 at 2:18 pm

I love when they are excited to read.

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122 Dominique November 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm

My Little Brother Would Absolutely LOVE This!! He’s Very Much Into Reading & Even Tries To Teach His Nephew…This Would Be Great For Him!

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123 lisa November 11, 2011 at 8:24 pm

my son is just learning to read – what a process! :)

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124 RefreshMom November 12, 2011 at 1:27 am

I’d love to share this with my youngest.

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125 brittany vandewalker November 12, 2011 at 11:15 am

i have 2 daughters ages 3 and 4.my children love to look at book all the time.this would be great to teach them to read.

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126 Megan Earley November 12, 2011 at 1:09 pm

I love reading with my daughter and then watching her pick up the books on her own and enjoy them herself.

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127 Dena Kimball November 12, 2011 at 2:15 pm

I would love to win one of these for my son Isaac! As a Special Education teacher, I think that it is important to recognize the role that technology can play in supporting a child’s reading growth. I love to sit and read to my son, but he also enjoys independent reading time. I like the idea of the interaction that this technology can offer to enrich my child’s independent reading time.

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128 Michelle G November 12, 2011 at 10:50 pm

I love reading with my 4 year old twins:) This would be a great gift for them!

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129 Jennifer M November 12, 2011 at 11:36 pm

Love when my son spots words that he’s learned to spell other places.

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130 LaTersa November 13, 2011 at 12:53 am

this would be awesome especial for my kindergarten and my three year old.

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131 Michelle November 13, 2011 at 7:23 am

I love that my son is figuring words out on his own, and it is so great to see how pleased he is with himself when he gets it right.

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132 Kelly D November 13, 2011 at 7:32 am

My son is 6 and I love that he can read a lot of signs when we are out shopping and driving around town. It is fun to see a whole new world open up to them.

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133 dollimama November 13, 2011 at 8:43 am

I love that my son loves reading as much as I do. We read together every night! He would really enjoy the V reader!

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134 Starlaa J November 13, 2011 at 8:58 am

My son will be 3 in December and this would be great in teaching him to read. Thank you!

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135 Kari W November 13, 2011 at 2:02 pm

My son is almost 4, this would be great to help him learn to read.

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136 Melanie November 13, 2011 at 6:00 pm

My daughter wants one so bad!

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137 April Taylor November 13, 2011 at 9:01 pm

I love to listen to my son read. Especially when sounding out new words.

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138 melissa pruitt November 13, 2011 at 9:45 pm

my daughter is learning to read and this would be great!

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139 Jennifer H November 13, 2011 at 10:15 pm

I’m amazed at how quickly my son is learning to read!

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140 Misty Long November 13, 2011 at 11:12 pm

I love the snuggle time I have with my daughter and reading a great childhood favorite!

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141 Erin November 13, 2011 at 11:17 pm

I love reading with her every night and seeing her excitement when she sees a word and can read it!

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142 Mandi Janvrin November 13, 2011 at 11:17 pm

I have a 6 year old and 1 year old and one of our favorite days of the week is tuesday when we make our trip to the library, we all love to read ( the 1 year old loves the pictures) and we make it a point to read for 20 minutes each night, my 6 year old is impressing me more everyday with his ability to read and how much he actually wants to..

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143 Carolsue November 14, 2011 at 12:46 am

I love to show off to my in-laws how well my child can read!

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144 Emily November 14, 2011 at 12:48 am

This would be a great christmas present for my kids!

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145 Stephanie Baker November 14, 2011 at 7:35 am

This would be great for my niece. She is 3 years old and isn’t reading words yet, but she loves books and “reading” the stories based on the pictures. Reading is so important. This is great!

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146 sandra November 14, 2011 at 9:24 am

i love that it is a settling down time

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147 Jen November 14, 2011 at 9:43 am

I love that my kids are always snuggling up on the couch asking for me to read another book. I also love seeing how excited my 4 year old gets when she reads a new book to me.

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148 Candice November 14, 2011 at 9:49 am

I have autistic 7-year-old daughter, Scarlet, who would greatly benefit from this toy. She loves books and is quite good at electronics. She loves anything that talks to her.

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149 Juli Guthrie November 14, 2011 at 10:06 am

I love to see my kids enjoyment of books. The only problem is every time we go to a store they think they need to get a new one! :)

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150 Vanessa November 14, 2011 at 11:47 am

I love when my kids read something that they’ve never read before and I know it was all them! momlovesdeals at gmail dot com

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151 Geri S November 14, 2011 at 1:45 pm

My boys are all grown up, but when they were kids and learning how to read we would do lots of fun things to help them learn. When they were 4 years old I had a set of magnet ABC on the refrigerator. Each night I would give them a letter to get off the frig. and we would go over the sound of the letter and say woulds that start with that letter. As they learned those letter we started doing hard things. I had the names of the appliance and other things around the house. Each night we would read a book. I would read or sometimes I would have them read to me. Even if they didn’t know the words I would tell them look at the picture. Sometimes the picture will tell you about what’s happening. It’s also fun just to see what they come up with. It sometimes a whole different story. That’s just some of the things we did.

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152 Tara November 14, 2011 at 2:05 pm

I love when my 2 year old insists on reading The Foot Book before bed, and when her 3 year old brother makes up his own stories.

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153 Natasha H November 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm

I love that my child loves his letters…he knows all of them by name and sound and is starting to learn the sounds when you put certain ones together (EG: Sh, Ch )

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154 Liat November 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm

This product looks fun and educational. My three school-age kids would love it.

My two younger ones would learn lots too.

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155 Lisa Burkholder November 14, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I love how reading to my children sparks their imaginations and also lots of questions!

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156 rebecca m November 14, 2011 at 4:58 pm

I love that my son LOVES books! He loves to be read to, or to look on his own. I would love anything that would help me support and encourage that. I love to curl up with him and a good firefighting book.

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157 Ashley H. : ) November 14, 2011 at 8:40 pm

This looks like an awesome and fun way for younger kids to learn how to read! My three year old son loves books and looking at books! We are working with him on his ABC’s so he is on track to reading… : )

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158 DEBORAH BOWEN November 14, 2011 at 10:19 pm

I WAS A KINDERGARTEN TEACHER FOR 16 YEARS. I’VE BEEN A MOM FOR 6 1/2 YEARS. I TAUGHT OTHER KIDS TO READ, AND NOW MY 1ST GRADER IS A SUPER READER, AND MY 4 YEAR OLD IS LEARNING LETTERS. I LOVE TO SEE MY OWN KIDS READING NOW…THATS A GIFT WITHIN IT SELF!

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159 marissa November 14, 2011 at 11:14 pm

my son will use something like this for a long time….and be able to pass it down to his little brother due dec 4th

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160 Kristin November 15, 2011 at 1:50 am

I would love this….I love sharing the joy of reading with my daughter!

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161 Nikki November 15, 2011 at 11:05 am

I have taught 5 children to read as we home educate and each has been different. It ‘s so exciting to see them become engaged when they begin reading their first words. I have had a child quickly pick it up, one take his time slow and steady, one excited and one with a learning disability. It has been a fun time spent sitting together with books reading. My favorite past time. I have begun the challenge again with my new Kindergartener . We are enjoying many good books together and that is the real treat.

Blessings,
Nikki
Mom of 5
Mom to 2 step children all grown up
Nanna to 2 adorable grandchildren

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162 Jenn November 15, 2011 at 12:32 pm

I love watching how proud they are when they finish a book.

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163 Judy Lipcsak November 15, 2011 at 12:36 pm

There is nothing better than curling up with my grandchildren and a book at bedtime. It truly is a special moment!

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164 Sena S November 15, 2011 at 12:40 pm

I love seeing how cute they read and am surprised with the words they can read on their own!

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165 ACMommy3 November 15, 2011 at 6:43 pm

I am so thrilled to see my children loving books…it’s a love that has been passed down from my parents to me and now to them, and it’s so special. I love cuddling up on the couch reading together – and then the pride on their faces when they can read on their own – as well as the fun adventures we share with audio books and library visits. And V. Reader is just another awesome way to enjoy reading!! :-) creedamy [at] yahoo[dot] com

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166 D Schmidt November 15, 2011 at 8:54 pm

I love seeing how proud my son is to be able to learn new words and read to his brothers

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167 Colleen Hallisey November 15, 2011 at 9:16 pm

I love when my older son reads to my younger son. Getting lost in a book is wonderful and I love that they are sharing it together!

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168 Julie November 15, 2011 at 9:32 pm

I love watching and listening to my daughter as she tries to read and sometimes the words get jumbled and she just laughs and says lets do it again until I can get it right she loves reading:)

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169 Janet F November 16, 2011 at 2:45 am

I love listening to my grandson learn to read.

janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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170 chelesa sims November 16, 2011 at 3:13 am

Iam teaching my daughter how to read .

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171 Karen Asarak November 16, 2011 at 4:50 am

I have three girls, I just love how my youngest daughter loves to play school and read to her baby dolls. what a blessing it is to see her sitting and reading to them, she has a hard time with the words see is reading but she is always determend to try, :)

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172 Barbara Platt November 16, 2011 at 6:26 am

I am so happy they love to read

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173 patricia white November 16, 2011 at 7:48 am

My daughter loves to read! She is 4 and just starting to read…this would be great!

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174 Jen November 16, 2011 at 10:10 am

I use “voices” when reading to my children-accents,change the pitch of my voice,etc. As they learn to read on their own I love to see them doing the same when reading aloud!

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175 Brandy November 16, 2011 at 12:03 pm

My 6 year old son and my 5 year old daughter both love to read! (which is exciting for myself and them!) They both saw this on a commercial and are so excited Christmas is coming up and it might be waiting for them under the tree.. That would make us all very happy!

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176 Jennifer November 16, 2011 at 3:00 pm

I have a daughter who is eight and she just loves to read. She is always reading, but she has trouble reading and is in a special reading class at school to help her. Whatever I could do more with her at home to increase her reading would be a blessing!

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177 christine November 16, 2011 at 4:40 pm

i am a single mom with 5 children under the age of ten who will love to have the e reader. I buy books and flashcards to keep them well educated but with this educational toy teaching will b easier and exciting.

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178 tammy1409 November 16, 2011 at 4:56 pm

I love listening to my five-year-old read because she uses accent and intonation. It’s adorable!

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179 Jennifer November 16, 2011 at 5:00 pm

My son is learning what letters are right now and I love it! It is amazing what kids can learn so young!

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180 zmansmamma November 16, 2011 at 5:04 pm

My son is 6, autistic and learning to read every time he sees this commercial he comes running happy as can be yelling read! read! v-tech items have always interested him his favorite was the talking alphabet plush frog TAD

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181 Amanda Boerst November 16, 2011 at 7:59 pm

What a great giveaway! My son is only 7 months old but loves when I read with him. He’ll look at the book and then look at me and watch me talk. He loves turning the pages and when we’re done he opens the book again to read some more.

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182 Dexie November 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm

My daughter is 5 and is starting to learn how to read. This would help her a lot. She and I would have even more fun reading with V Reader.

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183 sassy November 16, 2011 at 9:07 pm

My son is 4 and begs for me to read to him. It is so precious. I love how interested in books he is. He is learning his letters now and it is so cute when he recognizes a letter that he has learned. I sure hope I win this for him. He has seen the commercials for this on his tv and said how he wants that so he can read to me instead of me reading to him.

sassysasha817 at gmail dot com

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184 Shannon Thompson November 16, 2011 at 11:24 pm

i love how excited my little girl gets when she sounds out the word and gets it right.. it is exciting ans she is doing so good.. i would love to give this to her as a christmas present.

dollhousecreation(at)gmail(dot)com

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185 MayMay November 17, 2011 at 5:16 am

I would definately love this for my little sister. Shes on the bridge of learning and i try to help my family as much as i can with their education and things. She would love to have such a thing. Thank You VERY much. You are truly appreciated by me .

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186 Tabathia B November 17, 2011 at 8:10 am

the fact the she loves reading about her favorite characters from shows
tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

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187 april yedinak November 17, 2011 at 8:45 am

I love seeing how excited they get when they finish a passage by themselves for the first time.
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188 saly November 17, 2011 at 9:49 am

I love that my older kids regularly read to my 3yo

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189 Kristin November 17, 2011 at 10:01 am

My DD loves us to read to her. We read at least 10 books a day. Sometimes it is the same book 10 times if she is stuck on really enjoying one book LOL. This would be the perfect thing for her. Thanks so much for the chance.

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190 Quirita November 17, 2011 at 4:29 pm

The gift of reading is one of the best gifts you could ever give! Reading is the building block to learning…and the more you know the more you grow!!!!!!!!!!

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191 Brandy November 17, 2011 at 10:59 pm

This would be perfect!! My son will be 3 in January and is well on his way to reading, everyone is amazed at the words he spells and reads now!!

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192 Jaimie K November 17, 2011 at 11:16 pm

I just love that my girls love to read. I’ve always loved books and it’s so fun to see that they do too!

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193 Jessica November 17, 2011 at 11:41 pm

This is an awesome toy and one my kiddos would really enjoy

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194 Tonya H November 18, 2011 at 2:26 am

My sons and I will sit together and read. My 1 year old loves to point at the pictures so I try and help him with what it is called he is pointing at. With my 5 year old we sound out the letters together and try to figure out what the word is

VampireVixen85(at)hotmail(dot)com

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195 Ghada November 18, 2011 at 2:57 am

My son is only 4 but loves reading books with us. He loves us reading to him and he loves to read to us! His reading to us is always so fun and lively. I love that he can pick out words he recognizes from site and spell them out as we read along.

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196 ashley rexrode November 18, 2011 at 7:40 am

i would love to get this for my daughter. there are few reading systems out there and i have been trying to decide on one but after seeing this post my mind is made up. This looks amazing!!! thanks so much for the oppourtunity :)

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197 Candice November 18, 2011 at 12:08 pm

I am a single mom of 5, ages 6-9, ao things are always hectic in my home. I try really hard to have one on one with each of my kids, but working full time and tending to their needs is challenging. My youngest boy who is 6, is in the 1st grade and is struggling with his reading. He was premature at birth and had a near death experience when he was 9 months old, so he has had some minor set backs from the beginning. He wants to read so bad and I sit down with him when I can to try to help him learn how to soound out his letters into words, he does great when you help him. I would love for him to have something like this to help him read during the times that I can’t sit down with him.

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198 Tiffany O. November 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm

I just live the sound of a child sounding out the words and then realizing what the word is all on their own!

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199 Michelle M November 18, 2011 at 12:33 pm

I love that my girls actually love to read and be read too. Especially because I grew up hating reading lol

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200 Angela E. November 18, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Oh, my gosh this is just what my little ones have been asking for too……. thank-you very much!!!!

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201 Star Kirby November 18, 2011 at 2:28 pm

I love the look on their face when they know that they can read! It’s awesome! My 4 year old is about ready to start learning to read and I can’t wait!

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202 Suzanne R. November 18, 2011 at 3:45 pm

This looks like fun! Thanks for the giveaway!

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203 andrina madrigal November 18, 2011 at 8:37 pm

This would be great for my daughter who loves books!

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204 Marlena U. November 18, 2011 at 11:03 pm

I love how she “reads” each night before bed. It is priceless to sit in our room next door and listen to her recite the words as she thinks the story should go!

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205 jackie decker-sanchez November 18, 2011 at 11:33 pm

i love v tech. it has helped all my kids (5 and counting) learn and be prepared for school

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206 Tara November 18, 2011 at 11:57 pm

I love how excited my son is that he can recognize the letters in his books.

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207 Shauna Torres November 19, 2011 at 12:50 am

I love when Hubby reads to the kids – they watch with huge bright eyes…

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208 JaimeB November 19, 2011 at 10:29 am

I love how my daughter gets excited when she is able to put a word together.

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209 PEA November 19, 2011 at 12:03 pm

My granddaughter would love this! Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter this giveaway:-) xo

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210 Tabitha Evans November 19, 2011 at 1:56 pm

i love that my daughter who’s 5 is in the begining stages of reading to me

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211 LB November 19, 2011 at 4:05 pm

My son is only 7 months but I love how excited he gets when I read to him!

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212 Lonna November 19, 2011 at 8:33 pm

My 4 yr old (and 9 yr. old if I know him) would LOVE this! Reading is FUN and now there are so many ways to experience the joy of reading.

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213 Cindy November 19, 2011 at 9:10 pm

As teachers, my husband and I appreciate the long term impact of our daughter’s young love of reading.

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214 Nicholle November 19, 2011 at 9:33 pm

As a teacher, I love that look you can see in their eyes when they truly “get it” for the first time and realize “Wow! I’m reading!”

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215 Gretchen Gerth November 19, 2011 at 9:36 pm

My family has always been big on reading, and now watching my 4 year old granddaughter start to recognize letters and sound out words, well it just makes my skin tingle!

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216 Missy Lynnh November 19, 2011 at 10:31 pm

My kids are just now learning letters and putting them together. It’s so neat to see their excitement as they start getting it!

mlynnh5 at gmail dot com

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217 tammy r November 19, 2011 at 11:53 pm

I love all the new electronic reading things that have popped up over the last few years… reading is so much different for kids now, and i love watching my kids learn in a new way!!

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218 Rochel S November 20, 2011 at 12:26 am

I love watching my 2 year old try reaing books to himself! Cant wait for hom to really know how to read!

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219 Stephanie November 20, 2011 at 3:27 am

I love when they sit quietly by themselves and try to read or just look..shows just how much they love books!!!

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220 Erin Pyle November 20, 2011 at 3:39 am

I LOVE reading with my son! He just turned 3! We read at least 40 minutes a day almost every day since he was born. He memorizes his favorite books and “reads” them back! He’s getting good with his letters too! I can’t wait until he can read with me.

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221 steph November 20, 2011 at 9:10 am

I’d love to win this for my little guy

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222 Diana November 20, 2011 at 9:43 am

My son is only now getting into the habit of “reading” on his own and he really takes pleasure in looking at all the pictures and telling the story in his own words. Seeing the smile on his face is always such a delight!

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223 Quanisha Patrick November 20, 2011 at 12:19 pm

I love that my daughter’s favorite place to go each week is the library. She’s only 3 but she absolutely loves reading!

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224 Leanne M November 20, 2011 at 2:14 pm

My children all love to read and love having us read to them. It would be great!!

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225 jackie November 20, 2011 at 6:29 pm

I love that my son loves to read! He gets really excited about bed time just because he knows we will lay there and read two books each night.

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226 Trista November 20, 2011 at 6:33 pm

as a teacher, I know how important early literacy is! I woul use this in my classroom to help the older readers who are not on grade level – I am in a way their parent while at school :)

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227 Trey Burley November 20, 2011 at 8:51 pm

This would be for my 2 YO who loves to read and has played with the Vreader, but doesn’t have it yet.

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228 Katie November 20, 2011 at 10:53 pm

My favorite thing is how much my son loves reading! He wants to do it all the time.

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229 Karen November 21, 2011 at 8:34 am

My grandmother got my children into reading at a young age. My children would spend hours sitting on her lap as she read the book over and over. It was a joy for me to see there time together, after she passed when I spend time reading to them we think of her and we smile. All the time she spend with them brought upon there love for reading!

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230 geneveve2 November 21, 2011 at 8:59 am

My G’daughter is 4. She is learning basic words. I am so proud when she reads a word correctly. Her mind is like a sponge right now. As long as we make reading and learning fun, she will soak up new info daily. I never “made” my kids read. I encouraged them through fun and games. It worked for us. I have some smart adult children now.

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231 Mrs. Jessica Bassey November 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm

This is great for my son really hope we get lucky this year it will make my son so happy on Christmas day! Happy Holidays:)

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232 yashica November 21, 2011 at 12:19 pm

This would be a nice gift for my 4yr old daughter!!

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233 Cindy Ray November 21, 2011 at 12:59 pm

My 4 yr old is getting ready to start reading and I think he would love this so much! Thank you so much for this amazing giveaway :)

green_eyed_princesss at msn dot com

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234 Martha Boismier November 21, 2011 at 2:01 pm

My grandson would so love to get this from under the tree.

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235 Michelle November 21, 2011 at 3:28 pm

I love teaching my children how to read, and seeing the world open up to them. They don’t have any electronic toys or game systems, so this would be a huge thing for them!

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236 Jennifer C. November 21, 2011 at 3:51 pm

I love their curiosity about everything on the pages and not just the words…sometimes we make a whole back story out of the pictures…LOL …heavensent1@yahoo dotcom

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237 amberly t November 21, 2011 at 3:57 pm

My 4 yr old has been begging for this all year and I would love to provide it for him… it would make me happy to see him that excited.

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238 Selena November 21, 2011 at 9:56 pm

My daughter loves to read. She has so many favorite books and I love reading to her every night before she goes to bed.

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239 Michelle November 21, 2011 at 10:51 pm

I love watching my girls read a word they’ve never read before. Watching them figure it out for themselves is pretty amazing. :)

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240 Melanie November 22, 2011 at 12:33 am

I love the whole process of watching your children turn into little readers. I love it all- pointing at pictures and making up their own story line, to being totally engrossed in a book of their own. This sounds like a great product. Thanks for the opportunity.

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241 Brooke D. November 22, 2011 at 1:46 am

I love the excitment when my little girl just learned how to read and finished her first book! She couldn’t wait to read it to Daddy when he got home! She would be thrilled to own this!

Thanks for the chance!

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242 Laney M. November 22, 2011 at 3:12 am

I have always been a bookworm and like mother like daughter lol. My daughter’s grandmother and I are always buying books for her. She loves to sit with me and have me read the whole book three or four times . Then we talk all about the book :) I love that she is a little bookworm too!

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243 Katrina November 22, 2011 at 8:48 am

My 3 year old and 4 year old could really use this gift. We have been reading books since they were born. Thier favorite books are firetrucks, diego, and little einstiens. Thank you for this opportunity and hopefully we will win.

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244 CHRISTINA WOOD November 22, 2011 at 9:44 am

My daughter is just now getting into reading so this would be great for her! Just watching her try to figure out the charcters, etc. of the book is rewarding!

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245 Rachel H November 22, 2011 at 12:05 pm

I love when she takes the book later and “pretends” to read it to her little 3 month old brother. She remembers its pretty well, and elaborates as she goes to compensate when she doesn’t. Just a joy to see when she’ll take a book from the checkout aisle instead of a candy bar!

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246 Lauren Knott November 22, 2011 at 12:27 pm

My son is only three but is just starting to learn letters. I love how curious their minds are!

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247 LIsa November 22, 2011 at 7:14 pm

My daughter would love this. thanks.

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248 ashley e November 22, 2011 at 11:11 pm

Would love this! Thanks so much!!!

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249 Lesli November 22, 2011 at 11:26 pm

My son is just starting to read and I would love to give him this.

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250 Julia November 22, 2011 at 11:27 pm

I love watching my oldest “read” to his twin siblings. I am so happy they love books as much as I do!

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251 Cynthia Brooks November 23, 2011 at 4:09 am

I love that my 4 year old has learned to sit in bed each night and recreate reading her favoorite books. Sometimes I even find her reading from memory to her 2 year old sister, and I just love that my 4 year old has her big sister to look up to because every night she reads chapter books and I just know she’s taking it in since my 3 girls share a room together and can see everything the other is doing. I also find it funny when I’m reading to her that we’ll start a book at the beginning but quickly she’ll end up flipping to her favorite parts for me to read them to her, and it feels good when she genuinully laughs because I’m really playing up the characters’ voices in her books. But admittingly I don’t read to her every single night and I think she would completely LOVE the V reader on the nights I don’t.

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252 Mel Pilchqrd November 23, 2011 at 1:58 pm

I have been eyeing the Vreader for quite a while…I think my little guy would LOVE it!

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253 Mel Pilchard November 23, 2011 at 1:59 pm

oops! I typed my last name wrong in my regional post, it’s Pilchard :)

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254 Kerry November 23, 2011 at 4:14 pm

I’ve enjoyed reading to my kids every night and love that they are able to memorize parts of the books at such young ages.

alsatia23 at hotmail dot com

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255 Ashley November 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm

I love that although my son can’t sit still any other time, He loves when I read to him. He focuses and is actually learning better. I’ll make sure to go through each word so he learns to read on his own. He reminds me everyday that he wants me to read before bed. For only being 5, that’s pretty good.

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256 Jill November 23, 2011 at 8:28 pm

I love my four year old’s imagination as he reads to himself. When he gets too quiet, he is either reading or in lots of trouble. ;)

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257 Lantana H. November 23, 2011 at 8:39 pm

I love when my son sounds out words. He enunciates them slowly like I do when I’m teaching him and it’s really cute.

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258 Lynn November 23, 2011 at 8:42 pm

As a school librarian, i give away books, t-shirts or other goodies. I would love to have this to give away to one of my many needy students!

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259 heather November 24, 2011 at 12:17 am

the way she feels excited to turn the pages, and the smile she gets on her face when we read

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260 Jen Whitten November 24, 2011 at 8:21 am

I love how my children love to read or for the little ones….look through books and read through pictures. And perhaps what I love the most is watching my older ones read to the little ones!

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261 Karla Sceviour November 24, 2011 at 7:59 pm

I loved reading to my son when he was little,and then when he started to read on his own,he would read to me..how sweet! :)
ksceviour at hotmail dot com

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262 Joni Owada November 25, 2011 at 7:38 pm

My 3 year old is giving readiness signs of wanting to read…I think this would be so great to have to start teaching her to read!

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263 Rebecca Harmon November 25, 2011 at 7:48 pm

It is always an amazing journey when a child allows themselves to start opening up to that door called reading. We have used a variety of methods with our children to engage them from birth in a love for books. Daily reading 3 books at night to each child, switching whether its mom or dad or brother so they hear different voices and pronunciations from each individual. Having the opportunity to use various electronic systems and computer storybooks has also been helpful. Since mommy writes product reviews, reading new children’s ebooks sitting on mommy’s lap has become a favorite pastime for my middle child.

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264 chelesa sims November 25, 2011 at 9:00 pm

I enjoy watching my daughter learn and as i have told her reading is like an adventure that can take you places you have never been before. I love education and feel it is extremely important

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265 Toni Allen November 25, 2011 at 10:18 pm

My son is now 24 and loves reading, he learned to read early from his older brother and has always had a love for reading. He reads to and helps his niece withe her reading.
tmarie56@hotmail.com

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266 Debra Ridgway November 26, 2011 at 1:38 am

I would love to win this prize. My youngest would just love using this to read. The other day while at Parent/Teacher conferences, I was told that she is doing great with her reading and once she learns a new word while reading it stays with her.

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267 Natasjha November 26, 2011 at 4:38 am

My son started kindergarten this year and shown a huuuge interest in reading. Even though he has been read to all his life, I have more recently found that he enjoys reading the books that is sent home with him. I recently found out that his reading skills are also advanced, and it would be a blessing to have the V-Reader. Nothing is more important than providing your child with the tools and resources that are available to them. Now me and my family are lower class, but my chidren now that the most important thing to me for them is their learning and development.

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268 Brandy November 26, 2011 at 5:48 am

I love hearing my son read to me. It’s been a struggle for him to start reading but now that he’s getting the hang of it, it’s such a beautiful thing as I’m a major bookworm.

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269 Ang Alford November 27, 2011 at 11:51 am

My daughter is just getting interested in reading and I love the looks on her face when she knows she got something right , she is so excited ! belensmama at gmail dot com

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270 Irma G. November 27, 2011 at 12:26 pm

I would love this for my granddaughter!

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271 Ivy T November 27, 2011 at 4:30 pm

I love that her enthusiasm for reading has started early. She’s only just turned four and is reading some level 2 books on her own already! So wonderful to hear her reading aloud.

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272 Jeni Monroe November 27, 2011 at 5:21 pm

My kids would love to find this under the Christmas tree this year!!!!

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273 megan h November 27, 2011 at 5:43 pm

were not old enough to read yet but i love how she either memerizes the book or she looks at the pictures and makes up her own story!

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274 Lisa Neutel November 27, 2011 at 8:12 pm

My son would benefit from this e reader, first i have heard of it but would love to have one to help my son enjoy reading

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275 Angelica November 27, 2011 at 9:24 pm

My son never misses a story time and at a young age always wanted to know what everything “said”. This prompted him to begin the steps of reading on his own. I would love to encourage that growth with this resource!

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276 Angela Phillips November 27, 2011 at 9:33 pm

I just know that my 3 year old would love this. Surely Angelique Phillips due January 14, 2012 would enjoy it as well. :)

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277 Jamie November 27, 2011 at 9:35 pm

I love listening to them learn to read, total cuteness.

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278 Jamie C. November 27, 2011 at 10:21 pm

I’m a school librarian so reading is definitely treasured at our house. I’ve always read to my 6 year old son each night and now with a daughter toddling around this would be GREAT for them to do together. Thank you so much for the chance to win!

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279 beth November 28, 2011 at 2:46 am

I love watching my children go from being read to to reading on their own.

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280 Susan B November 28, 2011 at 7:29 am

Reading to my almost 4-year-old (how did that happen?) is my favorite part of the day. She’s always in constant motion, but that is the time where we get to snuggle and spend some quiet time. She’s begun “taking over” and reading her favorite books to me, lately. I’ve always had a love of reading, and I hope to foster that in my daughter.

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281 Van November 28, 2011 at 9:49 am

This would really help our three year old out in learning how to read. Like very much.

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282 Amanda Durham November 28, 2011 at 11:01 am

my son has trouble reading. he is in the 2nd grade an struggling. i am trying my best 2 help him to learn cause he loves books.

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283 Andie November 28, 2011 at 11:09 am

Watching my son learn to read is an amazing experience. It is like watching a whole new world open for him.

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284 Melanie H. November 28, 2011 at 11:14 am

I love how my daughter gets so excited when she recognizes a word and is developing a love of reading like I had as a child.

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285 Wendy O. November 28, 2011 at 11:34 am

I love that my daughter takes after me with her reading habits. She LOVES reading books. She has since she was born. She can sit for ages paging through books. Her grandmother (a retired teacher) loves to sit and read book after book after book with her. (My neices hated reading, so this is her first grandchild who can’t get enough books.) My daughter has a huge library of books (probably due to the fact that grandma was a teacher, so she loves to buy books to encourage reading). :)

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286 Kara November 28, 2011 at 12:34 pm

I love listening to my 5 and 7 year olds read. It is just so amazing how quickly they learn. I hope they will grow up with a love of reading like I do.

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287 Sarah November 28, 2011 at 2:28 pm

My oldest child has just started to read. I homeschool…so i’m right there guiding and teaching her how to read. What a blessing.

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288 Bin November 28, 2011 at 2:30 pm

Sure! Would love to give it to my nephew for Christmas.

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289 Loubna Khoury November 28, 2011 at 2:34 pm

My son loves to read and learn new things. He would definitely enjoy this e-reading system.

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290 Jill L November 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm

I love seeing the excitement my daughter has when she realizes she can read a sentence.

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291 Damaris Krois November 28, 2011 at 10:26 pm

My son is beginning ti be very intersted in books and this item would really help him get more into them.

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292 Londia November 29, 2011 at 6:15 am

What i like about my sons reading is us both looking at a book and before i even say the word he says it first. I see that he is learning and it will take time. I am so happy when i hear him say the words.

silverneon2000 at yahoo dot com

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293 ladysown November 29, 2011 at 6:28 am

yes, please. might I enter? sounds like good learning for my lad.

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294 Daiva Baum November 29, 2011 at 6:38 am

I love that it’s the time we spend together bonding when every time we sit down to read books

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295 KLM39 November 29, 2011 at 6:49 am

I love the wonder and excitement that my kids had when they learned to read. They realized a whole new world had opened up for them. Reading is so important.

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296 Anne November 29, 2011 at 6:51 am

I love reading outloud to my children and sharing my love of books with them.

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297 Jackie November 29, 2011 at 7:42 am

My son has just started to notice text. He wants to know what everything says— on the cereal box, the street signs, etc. It’s so fun watching him be so excited about learning!

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298 Maria M November 29, 2011 at 7:54 am

I have a 4 yr old who would love this! Her cousin has one so I know she would enjoy it.

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299 Jeni Lutz November 29, 2011 at 8:04 am

I love that my daughter loves to read to her younger brothers n nephew she has been teaching my 16 month old how to read

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300 Charity November 29, 2011 at 8:16 am

My older son is an advanced reader & really enjoys it. It has been a great bonding experience to share the love of reading! My 4 yr old quadruplets would LOVE a V-Reader!

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301 Kirsten November 29, 2011 at 8:23 am

My boys have become very interested in books lately, asking for them before bed and enjoying all kinds of stories, making up their own and using their imaginations. I love how they are becoming so enamored of one of my favorite pastimes.

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302 Shannon B. November 29, 2011 at 9:01 am

My daughter is just learning to read and I love how she reads everything…signs while we are driving, the names of products in the store or any words that flash across the television (even the credits). It is so amazing to see how she is learning more and more everyday. Would love to win this for her!

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303 Jennifer Auer November 29, 2011 at 9:04 am

This would be great for my 3 boys. All of them love to read and anything electronic like this is a big hit with them.

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304 amy glaze November 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

I am raising my grand children and the youngest is 4, this looks like something to help him learn to read and get ready for kindergarten would sure love to win it

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305 DebbieKL November 29, 2011 at 9:15 am

My son is 4 and asking “what’s this say” all the time. He likes to “read” to his sisters. Can’t wait until he can do it for real!

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306 Jenna November 29, 2011 at 9:24 am

I just love the personal interaction and seeing the love for reading when it comes to my little ones!

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307 Mercedes November 29, 2011 at 9:25 am

I love the words that my daughter comes up with while reading. They’re just hysterical.

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308 Kenia November 29, 2011 at 9:27 am

My twins grab my phone and I think they know a lot more then me and this would be awesome for them. They are learning something new everyday and this would really help them get a head start in reading. Thanks for the opportunity.

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309 Sharon November 29, 2011 at 9:27 am

I love to watch my toddler “read” to herself. She says outloud, “Wallygo, Wallygo, Wallygo” as she reads :)

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310 Nicole Elliott November 29, 2011 at 9:35 am

I’ve always wanted one of these for my Pre-K daughter, what a fun gift idea!

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311 Nicole Elliott November 29, 2011 at 9:37 am

So sorry! Posted before I finished, I love watching her quote off the stories she knows by heart, it just makes me melt!

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312 Karen Austin November 29, 2011 at 9:44 am

I would so love this for my special needs daughter, she is trying to read and having a hard time with it!

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313 Dana J Valle November 29, 2011 at 9:46 am

My daughter is 4 and is just learning how to read. It is exciting to see her recognize different words while we are out and about. I hope she turns into a reader like her older brother. He loves books.

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314 Robyn L November 29, 2011 at 10:00 am

I believe Haaven could really improve her reading with this product.

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315 karen Medlin November 29, 2011 at 10:17 am

seeing their eyes light up when they finally catch on learning new words.

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316 chana November 29, 2011 at 10:18 am

I love watching my daughter discover the joy of reading as she begins learning how she can read on her own

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317 patricia white November 29, 2011 at 11:10 am

I have a 4 year old that would love this for christmas! She is excited about starting school next year and would love to start her learning to read. Thanks.

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318 Dawn Rowley November 29, 2011 at 11:23 am

I love that my children and grandchildren love to read or be read to. Reading just opens up our world.

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319 Amanda Starr November 29, 2011 at 12:42 pm

Just this month my daughter has really gotten into chapter book and has already read two Goosebumps :)

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320 Amanda Laurette November 29, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I LOVE reading with my son! My fav experiences are when my son points out the pictures and names the tings he knows.

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321 TJ November 29, 2011 at 1:11 pm

I love how my son will babble away while flipping through the pages of a book, pretending to read even though he can’t yet! <3

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322 Nadia November 29, 2011 at 2:02 pm

My little girl is just starting to sound out 3-letter words and it’s so exciting to witness the beginning of her journey into the world of reading!

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323 Sarah Morgan November 29, 2011 at 3:59 pm

I love that my 3 year old son would rather sit and read books than watch cartoons!! Makes me feel like I’m doing something right.

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324 Heather November 29, 2011 at 4:14 pm

My kids are 4 and 5 and I LOVE our reading time every evening. My son(5) reads a book after me each evening and this would be perfect for him!

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325 The Gang's Momma November 29, 2011 at 4:20 pm

I loved teaching my older four to read when I was homeschooling them for pre-school and kindergarten. That first page read, that first chapter book devoured – all were precious moments I’ll never forget! With Li’l E’s disability, she has to go to school for both pre-school and kindergarten to get the right services (hearing support)… So I’m not likely “THE ONE” that will be solely teaching her to read so a toy like this could be really fun to get a jump start on the reading here at home together…

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326 Rebecca C. November 29, 2011 at 4:40 pm

My daughter is an avid reader, and I love that her desire for reading has helped her excel in school. Her little brothers are excited about reading also and we hope they share her love for reading.

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327 Theresa November 29, 2011 at 6:42 pm

My granddaughter is only 3, so doesn’t know how to read yet, but she loves to have mommy or grammie read to her. I’m sure she would love this e-reader.

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328 punkinmama November 29, 2011 at 6:50 pm

I love watching Punkin figuring out how to sound words out. It’s fun to watch him learning. My goal is to make sure he doesn’t get too frustrated with all the silly exceptions to the “rules”.

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329 Jeanette Jackson November 29, 2011 at 6:52 pm

I would like to enter to win this for my grandson. We love reading and I want him to love reading too so this looks like a perfect way to get him interested in reading. He loves it when we read a book to him so I’m sure he would like to try it himself

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330 Chuck November 29, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Would really like to win this for my son, he’s having a bit of a problem when it comes to reading. This would help out allot.

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331 fancygrlnancy November 29, 2011 at 11:11 pm

My son is only 3 so not quite reading, but he is recognizing letters and a few sight words. I love that when he sees a word that he thinks he knows he just says it like its right. He is very confident and it shines through.

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332 RaeBeth McGee November 30, 2011 at 2:08 am

My daughter has a hard time with reading. We work with her everyday but it’s a task in its self. I think if she were to have one the V-Tech reading system.. it’d add some fun into the learning. I think it’d be a blessing to win so I could give it to her for Christmas.

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333 michelle b. November 30, 2011 at 4:57 am

I have several children so it is awesome to see the children who have grown into strong readers and lovers of books and to see the children who are just learning to read and how magical it seems to them.

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334 CHip November 30, 2011 at 8:55 am

I love all the great tools and enjoyment my son has to learn to read these days. I had a hard time and hated it. This is something I wish I had when I was his age.

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335 Megan Weber November 30, 2011 at 9:14 am

I love that my daughter now listens to me reading her stories and then insists on “reading” them back to me at 2 1/2 years old. She also insists on reading stories to our newborn daughter!

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336 Brittany Boardley Renaldi November 30, 2011 at 10:21 am

The joy on my nieces face when she realizes she got a word right!

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337 Kathy November 30, 2011 at 10:50 am

I would LOVE to give my daughter a nice gift for Christmas. She is in preschool (3 years old) and is very smart. She LOVES to read so much! This would absolutely perfect for her!!

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338 carma November 30, 2011 at 12:17 pm

I love that my son still loves to read as much as he did when he was first learning.

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339 cindy November 30, 2011 at 12:34 pm

My grandangel loves to read. She is in the first grade and brings home books to read to her parents, sister and even ME! I love walking into her room and finding her curled up on her bed reading one of her favorite books. :)

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340 Over Thirty Mommy November 30, 2011 at 1:52 pm

I have a daughter that would love to see this under her Christmas tree. I love that it is both fun and educational

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341 over30mommy November 30, 2011 at 2:36 pm

What I love about my daughters reading is that she trys hard to read on her own (even if it is only memorizing the books we read to her) It is so cute.

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342 Alaina November 30, 2011 at 4:50 pm

My three year old son loves when we read together. Its map fun to see the excitement on his face when we pick out our book for the night! I love when he adds parts to the stories based on what he sees in the pictures :)

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343 Pauline November 30, 2011 at 7:51 pm

I am very proud of my 3 y/o daughter who know how to spell her full name and the basic 3 letter words like cat, dog, & hat – (emscout9 at Hotmail dot com)

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344 tarah rogers November 30, 2011 at 10:43 pm

I would love to win this for my 3 year old son. He loves to be read to and is very into reading and learning to read

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345 zene December 1, 2011 at 1:03 am

I love all the new things that kids have to help them learn to read these days!
spottedjagiwar at yahoo dot com

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346 Dena December 1, 2011 at 1:05 am

I love my daughter getting excited over a new word she has learned.

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347 ria December 1, 2011 at 7:39 am

rhyming read-alouds helped my son read on his own faster

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348 marina December 1, 2011 at 9:58 am

I love the way my 5 year old’s face lights up when she’s able to read page after page!

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349 Liv December 1, 2011 at 12:29 pm

My son has been doing the “your baby can read system” since he was 4mths old @ 3 he is a avid reader Love wathing the joy on his face when he reads

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350 mali December 1, 2011 at 12:30 pm

my 2 year old LOVES books but our bookselvees are packed with this system I can buy more book with out the need for more storage

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351 Krystal December 1, 2011 at 2:52 pm

My 4 year old daughter is learning her letters and wants to read so badly! She would love something like this! :)

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352 Jill Myrick December 1, 2011 at 9:34 pm

I love the excitement that I see on my sons face when he learns a new book or reads a new story.
While I am cooking dinner of a evening he sits at the table in the kitchen and reads to me. I love hearing his voice and the expressions that he uses when reading. Also how he gets excited as he reads and tries to guess what is ahead before reading.

jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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353 Garrett December 1, 2011 at 10:07 pm

Oh, gotta say it again, what a great site this is! So glad I stumbled across it.

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354 Autumn December 2, 2011 at 1:01 am

I love that my daughter is trying to read on her own now. She is not even three years old yet, but is so very smart!

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355 Crystal C December 2, 2011 at 8:57 am

My son struggled with reading last year. It’s such a pleasure to hear him read this year and see how far he has come. It melts my heart

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356 tiffany December 2, 2011 at 9:55 am

I have heard how great these are for beginning readers….my son would certainly benefit if they weren’t so expensive…

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357 laurenlittle826 December 2, 2011 at 2:48 pm

This would be a wonderful Christmas gift!

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358 Lana Bradstream December 2, 2011 at 8:58 pm

My daughter is just beginning to read. It’s exciting to watch it unfold.

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359 Clarissa December 2, 2011 at 10:22 pm

My child is too young to read on her own, but I would love this for when she comes of age. We read to her all the time :)

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360 AEKZ2 December 2, 2011 at 10:34 pm

I love watching my daughter get excited when she knows how to read a certain word!

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361 Megan Parsons December 2, 2011 at 11:28 pm

My daughter is in 2nd grade this year and she has learned to spell so many new words this year. Not that she knows how to read she really enjoys it and I love to watch and listen to her read. She is getting so smart! My son just started school this year and he is starting to learn some words, so it’s fun when I read to him and he gets all excited if he sees a word he knows.

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362 Jen December 2, 2011 at 11:40 pm

Seeing how proud figuring out a word makes him!

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363 Lisa Garner December 3, 2011 at 12:43 am

I love seeing the excitement that books bring to my daughter.
lisalmg25 at gmail dot com

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364 Marcy December 3, 2011 at 1:23 am

Seeing A’s eyes light up when he sees a sight word in a book and can read it…. its a great feeling!

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365 Kasandria Reasoner December 3, 2011 at 5:30 am

Hearing them read back a story to me just amazes me everytime.
Kas

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366 Roberta Horn December 3, 2011 at 7:58 am

My kids LOVE to read which makes me LOVE that I have raised readers!!!

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367 Van December 3, 2011 at 1:03 pm

This is great! hope we win.

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368 Don December 3, 2011 at 1:04 pm

The best contest site ever! My kids love to read.

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369 Sand December 3, 2011 at 6:58 pm

I like seeing them sound out the words and putting together sentences.

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370 Lisa L December 3, 2011 at 7:43 pm

I love reading to my son and watching him point out things from the story or tell me about the story later on.

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371 Melissa Shirley December 4, 2011 at 4:22 pm

My son is ADHD and dyslexic so it has been a real challenge for him to learn to read, and a challenge for me to teach him.

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372 Maureen December 6, 2011 at 3:13 pm

I love that I home school my three children and my eldest, age 6 is reading! It is such a wonderful feeling to have the ability to teach him to read…one of life’s greatest pleasures!

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373 jessca December 12, 2011 at 12:37 am

My daughter is four and on her way to reading. She is still working on the letters because a few are confusing to her but she played her cousins tow and loved it!

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374 lana November 1, 2012 at 8:57 am

MY son is currently 3 cant read yet. Trying to teach him how to

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375 Cheryl Rahkonen November 27, 2013 at 11:12 am

My grandson has had difficulty in preschool and kindergarten learning his alphabet and recognizing letters and numbers. Just recently he had his ah-h-h moment and everything seemed to click. He looks at books now and sounds out the words and tries to read. He is so absorbed in trying to learn that his mother has to take the books and workbooks away from him to get ready for bed. I know he would love the Interactive Reading System.

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